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Health Management Associates
Julie Hamos is currently a Principal of Health Management Associates, a national consulting firm with expertise in publicly funded health care, primarily Medicaid. Previously, Hamos was the Cabinet-level Director of the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services, responsible for Medicaid and child support. Under her leadership, the department was successful in redesigning the Medicaid healthcare delivery system, implementing the Affordable Care Act, modernizing the major technology systems and bringing fiscal discipline to the Medicaid budget. From 1999-2010, Hamos served as an elected State Representative, sponsoring and passing ground-breaking legislation.